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How to plan a dinner party menu that won't stress you out

Because being a hot mess when your guests arrive is not cute. Here's how to throw a dinner party everyone — including you — can enjoy.
/ Source: TODAY

Dinner parties are the perfect chance to get your friends together, have interesting conversations, and show off just how talented you are in the kitchen. But don’t make the mistake of going too over-the-top with your menu. It always seems like a great idea until you actually have to execute it.

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So rather than being a stressed-out, sweaty mess who’s busy trying to get the food out rather than enjoying your own party, take the advice of lifestyle expert Maureen Petrosky and you’ll be on your way to a fabulous evening during which even you can have fun. Watch the video for her tips! —